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Burns Night at The Distillery

A Scottish classic with a Yorkshire twist
Code: BURNS2022
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With the sell-out of this event, we're repeating the event on the 4th of February! CLICK HERE to book.

                                         

Our philosophy here at the Spirit of Yorkshire is all about respecting tradition but doing things our own way.

Team member, Libby grew up in Scotland and for her and her family, Burns Night (celebrating the poet Robert Burns) is an important annual event. Whisky and Burns Night go hand in hand, and she combines Yorkshire and Scottish heritage so... why not do a Burns Night with a Spirit of Yorkshire twist?

After the sell-out events in 2019 and 2020, we're doing it again in 2022. Keeping many of the Scottish Burns Night traditions alive but introducing some special North and East Yorkshire elements too!

                                         

Join us for an evening of whisky, poetry and haggis. Each ticket includes a 2-course meal, a Burns supper with a Yorkshire twist followed by a traditional dessert.

Drinks-wise we’ll start off the night with a whisky cocktail, and five great drams will be poured throughout the evening. Beer and wine will also be available on the night with an extra charge.

All tickets are e-tickets, the confirmation email will act as your ticket.

Please let us know any dietary requirements in advance.

Details:

Friday 28th January 2022
Doors Open: 6.30pm
Event Start: 7.00pm
Event End: 9.30pm

                                         

But who was Robert Burns and what is Burns Night?

Burns fame has surged in recent years making more Burns Nights than ever taking place all over the world. But it wasn’t just his linguistic skills that have written Burns into the pages of human history. His story is one of a true underdog, rising from an impoverished, bleak childhood in rural Scotland to the highest circles of society in his time. In true ‘rock star’ fashion burning out and dying young. Living life hard and fast like many of the greats, like a 15th century Elvis Presley. 

Aside from poetry; Burns is perhaps best known for his love of whisky and a good old knees-up! As any good Burns historian will tell you he was far from shy when it came to having a drink and a good time. When you strip out the formality, this is what all good Burns nights are about, simply having fun with family, friends and a nice bottle (or two) of whisky.

Burns nights come in all manner of forms from big formal dinners with vociferous toasts right down to just a couple of friends cracking a bottle of something tasty and enjoying each others company. This Burns night, we'll be striking a balance. A respectful nod to the amiable bard, but with the focus on the tasting of amazing whisky and the eating of delicious food, complemented by a light dusting of his less serious pieces.

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We’ll be running this event as safely as we can. If restrictions are reintroduced and we need to cancel the event, all customers will be given a full refund. For more information on our Covid safety measures, please get in touch at info@spiritofyorkshire.com or give us a call on 01723 891758.

Delivery Information
Our standard deliveries are made during normal business hours, Monday-Saturday and will be delivered within 2-3. We do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays.

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After receiving your order confirmation, you will receive an email as to when your order is ready to collect.

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Virtual Tastings: If you are attending a virtual tasting event, sample packs will be sent out the week before the tasting event, alongside an email with the access links and log-in details. Please ensure you include the correct email address on your order.

In-house Events: All tickets are e-tickets, your confirmation email will act as your ticket.

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